“Every once in awhile, an outfit comes along and redefines how we think about music and music appreciation, and for Philadelphians, that group is Worldtown SoundSystem” -The Philadelphia Weekly
Little did, Vermont, USA born Ben Arsenal, know that his passion for drumming, technology, culture and International music would lead him to a major music city like Philadelphia or even around the world.
Calling Philadelphia home since 2006, Ben has handcrafted a unique sound that blends soulful house elements with the enchanting rhythms of global percussion sprinkled with International flavor that lead its listeners to move, celebrate and join as one on the dance floor.
Arsenal’s personal knowledge of drumming and percussion play a vital role is his beautifully complex DJ sets or his groundbreaking productions. Ben’s aim is to unite organic recordings from any era in time with the electronic music world of today. Ben is currently working with Internationally recognized artists to further his product and passion for evolution.
With nearly 13 years of music production experience, ARSENAL is the founder of Worldtown SoundSystem, an 8 piece LIVE! multi-cultural house music experience that has played tens of thousands of people along the East coast.
Ben has shared the stage with Claptone, Lee Foss, Riva Starr, and Amtrac and has performed as far south as Florianopolis, Brazil to as far North as Montreal, Canada.
With firm roots in the history of music, a passion for exotic rhythms with International elements and a vast understanding of cutting-edge electronic music technology, it’s no mystery why BEN ARSENAL will be an important part of the global music scene for years to come.